The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is updating the process by which rate cases of the state’s investor-owned utilities are considered in order to better integrate and prioritize safety and reliability issues into the process. via CPUC update of rate case process a long time coming – FierceEnergy.
Regulators in California are becoming more involved in the future of electric vehicles (EV), while those in New York are taking a major step back. The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is continuing to work to support the use of alternative-fuel vehicles in California in order to bring benefits to ratepayers, increase electric system reliability, Continue reading ?
The California Public Utilities Commission has concluded its own review of AT&T's proposed acquisition of Leap Wireless. It believes the acquisition would be beneficial to consumers and gave it a greenlight. The deal still needs approval from government regulators, however, including the Federal Communications Commission. The FCC is still reviewing the details.
The state Public Utilities Commission issued rules last month to govern how Uber, Lyft and other Web-based transportation services operate in California. But the PUC's action didn't satisfy the taxi industry and its allies, including Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Koretz, who don't want the state to take the regulatory wheel.
Originally published on San Diego Loves Green By Roy L Hales. After two and half years of debate, the California Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has finalized a decision that the state’s investor-owned utilities must begin buyingShow More Summary
Many national and state energy policy makers argue for a balanced portfolio of aggregate energy supply – commonly referred to as an “all of the above” strategy. So too does the California Public Utility Commission (CPUC) in its Sept. 3 proposed decision on energy storage. Though it doesn’t use that term, the ruling takes an Continue reading ?
A consumer group on Tuesday urged the California Public Utilities Commission to prohibit Southern California Edison from charging consumers for costs related to the closure of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station.
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has launched a suite of programs to expand residential and non-residential investment in energy-efficiency improvements. The CPUC’s suite of energy-efficiency financing pilot programs...Show More Summary
Last week, the California Public Utilities Commission legalized ridesharing. The move was heralded as a boon for companies like SideCar, Lyft, and Uber, which allow regular people with personal cars to make money giving rides to others. Given that all three companies previously fought off cease and desist orders from the city of LA and were charged $20,000...
The California Public Utilities Commission approved ridesharing companies early this year, but it offered only a few temporary guidelines while it worked on a formal rule set. Today, the regulator has published those definitive rules. Show More Summary
The California Public Utilities Commission voted unanimously on Thursday to legally approve peer-to-peer ridesharing as provided by companies like Lyft, Sidecar, and UberX The decision has been long-awaited by many in the state of California as the CPUC dealt with how best to regulate these new transportation services. Show More Summary
California regulators approved new requirements for ride-sharing companies such as UberX and Sidecar, making it the first state to enact safety guidelines for the popular taxi alternative. The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)...Show More Summary
California's ridesharing services claimed a significant victory today: The California Public Utilities Commission has unanimously voted to legalize services like Lyft, Sidecar, and Uber's UberX, which will be classified under a new category...Show More Summary
Ridesharing has finally been approved within the state of California. Today, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) officially recognized companies like Lyft, Sidecar, and Uber as “New Online Enabled Transportation Services” or “Transportation Networked Companies” (TNCs), approving a set of 28 rules and regulations for these entities. Show More Summary
California's Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) voted unanimously today to regulate the ride-sharing industry. It will now be covered under a new business category called "Transportation Network Companies." BREAKING: California becomes...Show More Summary
Ben Bergman of KPCC is reporting on his twitter feed that California's Public Utilities Commission has unanimously passed regulations on ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft. Some details from San Diego Union Tribune (from yesterday,...Show More Summary
The California Public Utilities Commission has unanimously approved new regulations around ridesharing services such as Lyft, SideCar, and UberX, according to a number of reports on Twitter. The CPUC proposed the rules back in July, offering a legal framework for these ridesharing these services to operate throughout the state. Show More Summary
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) proposed a decision to implement an energy efficiency financing pilot program, including an on-bill repayment feature, to test the value of incentives to financial institutions and utility customers. The CPUC is set to vote on the proposed decision today, Sept 19. Among other things, the decision authorizes an expansion [...]
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has issued a proposed decision for energy storage targets and policies to bring about rapid deployment of grid-scale energy storage in the state. According to the California Energy Storage...Show More Summary
GreenTech Media has an article on California's efforts to encourage the development of 1.3 GW of energy storage - California Sets Terms of Massive Energy Storage Mandate. On Tuesday, the California Public Utilities Commission released...Show More Summary